It’s midterm season!

Keeping up with my weather post from last week, today was hot!! It sure is hard to know it’s October when its over 80 degrees. I may be confused if it is Fall, but I definitely know it is midterm season! Midterms at UCLA apparently start as early as week 3, as I am currently…

A Rainy Day at UCLA

During my hour break between classes on Tuesday, I decided to study outside on the lawn by Janss Steps. I enjoyed the sunshine while going over my neuroanatomical flashcards (and maybe napped a little too). As always, I appreciated how much I love going to school under the wonderful Southern California sunshine! However, on Wednesday,…

Happy Fourth of July! An international student’s perspective

As an international student, I have never understood nor fully experienced all the enthusiasm that goes into planning and preparing for annual Fourth of July festivities.  I have watched fireworks for Chinese “Double Ten Day” or National Day (October 10th), Thai Coronation Day (May 5th), and Canada Day (July 1st), but have never known the…

Sunny, Beautiful LA

Memorial Day weekend has come and gone. It ended on a beautiful day with beautiful weather. One of the best things I love about LA is the weather. Lately, it’s been nice and sunny. I returned today to UCLA after a 3-day stay at home. I have to admit that I missed UCLA a bit….